32 episodes

Do you ever wonder, "What the f*ck am I doing here? Is this it?"

Maybe you've got the car, career, house, family and friends - everything that SHOULD make you happy. But still, there's this tenacious sense of being trapped, stuck, lost. Or just a bit bloody empty.

Welcome to the Notcast Podcast!

Where two therapist-coaches - AKA thera-coaches - lay bare their psycho-spiritual journey of struggle, strife, and realisation in their soul-search for the keys to a happier, more fulfilling life.

The Notcast: Life, Love, Misery & Deep Sh*t David Bird, Ami Dave

    • Education

Do you ever wonder, "What the f*ck am I doing here? Is this it?"

Maybe you've got the car, career, house, family and friends - everything that SHOULD make you happy. But still, there's this tenacious sense of being trapped, stuck, lost. Or just a bit bloody empty.

Welcome to the Notcast Podcast!

Where two therapist-coaches - AKA thera-coaches - lay bare their psycho-spiritual journey of struggle, strife, and realisation in their soul-search for the keys to a happier, more fulfilling life.

    How Do I Tell You I'm Done With Your Sh*t? 3 Steps To Speak Your Truth & Find Peace

    How Do I Tell You I'm Done With Your Sh*t? 3 Steps To Speak Your Truth & Find Peace

    Totally done with someone but struggling to speak your truth?
    Listen in to David and Ami share their understanding of what it takes to get real when you've had enough, speak your truth, and find the peace you're after.
    Sincerely discussing such topics as:
    ⭕️ The 'But They Should Know!' fallacy
    ⭕️ What it REALLY means when the other person needs to change
    ⭕️ How Non-Violent Communication can be a life-saver
    ⭕️ The seductive allure of the 'Finger-Pointy Fantasy'
    ⭕️ When curiosity can be your secret weapon
    Can you really be up-front and honest when someone's grinding your gears?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 43 min
    Social Anxiety: How Do I Stop Freaking Out Around People? 3 Top Tips To Connect With Confidence

    Social Anxiety: How Do I Stop Freaking Out Around People? 3 Top Tips To Connect With Confidence

    Social anxiety got you feeling left out?
    Listen in to Ami and David share their experience of social anxiety and what it takes to keep your cool around people and create more confidence in your interactions with others.
    Getting together their ideas on such topics as:
    ⭕️ How social anxiety can be about 'unclear rules'
    ⭕️ The 'Game-Changing' self-enquiry question
    ⭕️ Why "just breathe" and "read some magazines before you go out" don't work
    ⭕️ When we 'pathologise' experience by our labelling
    ⭕️ Can you lovingly kick your own ass?
    How do you overcome social anxiety and begin to create a more fulfilling experience of being with other people?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 50 min
    How Do I Get Over My Ex? 3 Keys To Let Go & Move On With Your Life

    How Do I Get Over My Ex? 3 Keys To Let Go & Move On With Your Life

    Still holding on to your ex?
    Listen in to David and Ami share their experience of what it takes to release yourself from the clutches of your past relationship and celebrate your freedom.
    (Im)parting knowledge on such topics as:
    ⭕️ The 'easier if you leave them' fallacy
    ⭕️ How letting go of them is actually letting go of you
    ⭕️ Can you ever be friends with your ex?
    ⭕️ Moving on vs. running away
    ⭕️ Is 'just get on Tinder' good advice?
    How do you leave your ex behind and finally start moving forward?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 53 min
    Imposter Syndrome: 3 Secrets To Stop Feeling Like A Fraud & Accomplish True Greatness

    Imposter Syndrome: 3 Secrets To Stop Feeling Like A Fraud & Accomplish True Greatness

    Imposter Syndrome got you feeling like a fraud?
    Listen in to Ami and David share their experience of Imposter Syndrome and their journey in (not-so-falsely) identifying its tricks and schemes in its various (dis)guises, and how best to stop it swindling you.
    Exposing the truth around such topics as:
    ⭕️ The Imposter Cycle: are you an Over-Preparer or a Procrastinator?
    ⭕️ How to make exposure work in your favour
    ⭕️ When doubting yourself is an excellent strategy
    ⭕️ Why Imposter Syndrome is actually a form of superiority
    ⭕️ Myth-busting around 'being present' and 'sitting with feelings'
    How do you truly make it without feeling like you're faking it?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 47 min
    Getting Help: Where Do I Start? 3 Keys To Finding The Therapist Or Coach That's Right For You

    Getting Help: Where Do I Start? 3 Keys To Finding The Therapist Or Coach That's Right For You

    GETTING HELP: Where Do I Start? 3 Keys To Finding The Therapist Or Coach That's Right For You
    Need help with getting help?
    Listen in to Ami and David assist in sharing their experience of getting started when it comes to reaching out for professional help with mental health, wellbeing, and whatever else you're looking for support with.
    Lending a hand to such topics of discussion as:
    ⭕️ The 'right path' fallacy
    ⭕️ Looking to change vs. be changed
    ⭕️ The number one factor in knowing who's right (based on research)
    ⭕️ Why 'f*ck no, not them!' isn't telling you what you think
    ⭕️ What comes above titles, methodologies, and techniques
    Where do you start when getting by requires more than a little help from your friends?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 44 min
    How Do I Get Over My Childhood? 5 Keys To Liberate Yourself From The Past & Thrive

    How Do I Get Over My Childhood? 5 Keys To Liberate Yourself From The Past & Thrive

    Childhood playing on your mind?
    Listen in to Ami and David kick about their ideas and experience of what it takes to break free from the fort of childhood and past experiences, and leapfrog yourself into a more colourful and wondrous future.
    Toying with such topics of discussion as:
    ⭕️ The problem with responsibility
    ⭕️ When understanding your story can actually keep you stuck
    ⭕️ Why the past isn't actually real
    ⭕️ How all forgiveness is self-forgiveness
    ⭕️ What the ultimate aim of talking things through is meant to achieve
    How do you free yourself from the childhood merry-go-round without all the hoopla?
    Tune in to find out.

    • 53 min

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